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ProFile Hard Drive: Specifications (Discontinued) 



This article last reviewed: 10 May 1985 

Model A9M0005 5 Megabyte (Discontinued) 
A9M0100 10 Megabyte (Discontinued) 

I. Technical Specifications 

1 . Data Storage Characteristics: 

A9M0100 A9M0005 

Data Capacity (formatted) 

in megabytes: 1 5 
Data Surfaces: 4 4 
Heads per Surface: 1 1 
Track Spacing per inch: 345 254 
Tracks per Surface: 306 152 
Sectors per Track: 16 16 
Sectors per Surface: 4896 2432 
Block Size 
in bytes: 512 512 
5.25" Floppy Equivalence: 70 35 

2. Drive Characteristics: 

Average Seek Time 

in milliseconds: 85 180 
Data Transfer Rate 
in megabits/sec: 5 5 
Rotational Start-up Time 

in seconds: 20 20 
Drive Ready to Operate 

in seconds: 1 20 60 
Rotational Speed 
in RPMs +/- 1%: 3600 3600 
Mean Time Between Failure: 

in hours: 10,000 10,000 

—Winchester technology 

3. Interface: 

a. Type: 8-bit parallel 



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b. Connector: DB-25 

c. Drives per Interface: 1 

4. Power Requirements: 

a. U.S.: 110 VAC, 35 Watts 

b. Europe: 230 VAC 

c. Drive power source internal to the ProFile. 

5. Environmental Requirements 

a. Temperature 

-Operating: 50 to 104 degrees F (10 to 40 degrees C) 
--Storage: -7.6 to 1 76 degrees F (-22 to 80 degrees C) 

b. Humidity 

-Operating: 20 to 80% noncondensing. 
-Storage: 1 to 95% 

6. Physical Characteristics 

inches centimeters 
Height: 4.39 11.15 
Width: 17.28 43.89 
Depth: 8.81 22.38 

pounds kilograms 
Weight: 11 5 

II. Package 

With the 5 Megabyte or 10 Megabyte ProFile package: 

1 . Apple ProFile hard-disk drive 

2. Apple ProFile Accessory Kit including: 

a. ProFile interface cable 

b. System-specific ProFile owner's manual 

c. Warranty and product registration 

d. User Input Report 

3. Included in the Apple II Accessory Kit: 

a. Catalyst II software 

b. Apple II SOS Driver and Utilities software 

c. Backup II software 

d. Apple II ProFile Interface Card 

4. Included in the Apple III Accessory Kit: 

a. Catalyst 2.0 software 

b. Pascal ProFile Manager software 

c. Backup III software 



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d. Apple III ProFlle Interface Card 



III. System Configuration 

--Either ProFile may be used the following Apple personal computers: 

1. Me 

a. RAM: Minimum of 64 kilobytes 

b. Operating System: ProDOS Pascal 1.2 

c. Interface Cards: 

~ The difference bewteen the 5Mb and 10Mb ProFile 
Interface cards is the ROM at location C6. The ROM is 
341 -027 for the 5Mb Card and 341 -0299-B for the 1 Mb. 

2. Apple III 

3. Macintosh XL 

NOTE: The Macintosh XL containing a built-in 10-megabyte hard disk requires a 
Parallel Interface Card (Order A6BB1 01 , obsolete). 

Features 

Controller automatically scans for error conditions, relocating marginal data 
blocks elsewhere on the hard disk, if necessary. 



Copyright 1988 Apple Computer, Inc. 
01128: Tl 



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